J. Lewis Gallagher

October 17, 1928 ‒ July 07, 2002

Fredericktown, Ohio

J. Lewis Gallagher, age 73, of Fredericktown, died Sunday July 7, 2002 at the Laurels of Mount Vernon. Lewis was born October 17, 1928 in Mount Vernon to Thurman and Nina (Price) Gallagher and had spent his lifetime in the Knox County area. He was retired from the City of Mount Vernon, Street Department where he had been employed for 16 years.

Lewis was a member of the First Church of God in Fredericktown.

Surviving are his wife Joann (Burris) Gallagher whom he married February 5, 1946; three sons Michael (Cindy) Gallagher of Delaware, Tom Gallagher and Dan Gallagher both of Bradenton, Florida; 2 grandchildren Michael Gallagher and Timmy Gallagher; and his brother Charles (Dorothy) Gallagher of Mount Vernon. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by 2 brothers Ralph Gallagher and Glenn Gallagher and a sister Florence Wright.

There will be no calling hours. Graveside services will be Wednesday at 11 AM at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to East Central Ohio Alzheimers Association, 126 West Church Street, Newark, Ohio 43055 or to the Fredericktown Emergency Squad,18405 Roberts Road, Fredericktown, Ohio 43019.

This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com